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Black-eyed Susan

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Rudbeckia hirta

Flower Description:

Each stem supports 1 flower. A daisy-like blossom with bright yellow slender and pointed florets around a dark brown disk.

Season BloomEarly-mid summer
HabitatThis plant is fast to mature, although short lived. It will readily self seed, but not aggressively. Likes fill dun and moderate soil fertility and moisture.
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are alterate, grayish-green and covered by small, stiff hairs giving them a rough texture. Leaves can be up to 7" long and 2" across in a lanceolate shape.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun